Skies will clear Wednesday night and the temperature may dip to the low to mid 30s in a large part of Southern New England by early Thursday morning. The low temperature is expected to be in the low to mid 30s, and frost is possible. The National Weather Service has issued a Frost Advisory for the areas shaded in blue on the map. A large part of Southeastern Massachusetts has already received their first frost of the season, and they are no longer listed in the advisory.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA 246 PM EDT WED OCT 23 2013 CTZ002-003-MAZ006-007-014-RIZ001-003-006-240300- /O.NEW.KBOX.FR.Y.0012.131024T0600Z-131024T1200Z/ HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA- SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI- WASHINGTON RI- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION... VERNON...LAWRENCE...GLOUCESTER...CAMBRIDGE...FOSTER... SMITHFIELD...WEST GREENWICH...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY 246 PM EDT WED OCT 23 2013 ...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT THURSDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A FROST ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT THURSDAY. * LOCATION...NORTH CENTRAL CONNECTICUT...NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHERN AND WESTERN RHODE ISLAND. * TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. * TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. * IMPACTS...FROST WILL DAMAGE PLANTS THAT ARE SENSITIVE TO THE COLD. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FROST ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN FROST IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP DURING THE GROWING SEASON. COVER ANY PLANTS THAT ARE SENSITIVE TO THE COLD...OR BRING THEM INDOORS IF POSSIBLE. && $$